Curiosity House: The Fearsome Firebird (Book Three)
By Lauren Oliver and H C Chester
Welcome back to the Dime Museum, home to the freaks, wonders and oddities that live there. But beware, fans of Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events may never want to leave...
In this third book in the exceptional Curiosity House mystery series by bestselling author Lauren Oliver and mysterious recluse H. C. Chester, four children must uncover the evil Nicholas Rattigan's newest dastardly scheme, wage war with a rival freak show, and deal with a spy who may have infiltrated their happy home.
Sam, Philippa, Thomas, and Max have just started to recover from their capture and subsequent escape from Rattigan. But the children's lives don't stay quiet for long.
A slew of bank robberies is terrorizing the city. And when Professor Farnum, the ringmaster of the museum's now immensely popular flea circus, is charged with murder, the search for the real killer uncovers a plot much bigger than any individual crime-a plot that can only be the work of Nicholas Rattigan.
Lauren Oliver is the New York Times bestselling author of Before I Fall and Delirium. She lives and writes in Brooklyn, New York. Recluse H.C. Chester is the world's leading expert on an era that was full of long-vanished magic and wonder, and has yet to be reached either in person or by phone.
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02 Nov 2017
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Hodder & Stoughton
Praise for CURIOSITY HOUSE: THE SHRUNKEN HEAD — -
The continuous action, compelling mystery, and dark, brooding illustrations make this book impossible to put down. Perfect for kids who feel they're different or those simply after a freakishly good time. — Booklist (starred review)
Stupendous and stupefying! A riddle wrapped in a mystery inside a shrunken head. If you aren't curious about Curiosity House, somebody must have pickled your brain and put it in a jar. Read this book immediately. — Pseudonymous Bosch, New York Times bestselling author of the Secret Series and Bad Magic
Step right up! Step right up! Mystery, murder, curses, and sideshow freaks! Or are they superheroes? There's only one way to find out... Read Curiosity House! You'll be glad you did! — Adam Gidwitz, New York Times bestselling author of A Tale Dark and Grimm